Strikeforce "Payback" Tonight in Denver

Written by Tom Ngo
October 3rd, 2008

Strikeforce will be holding their first ever event in Denver, Colorado tonight at the Broomfield Events Center. “Payback” will feature many former UFC fighters, most notably Pete Spratt, Phil Baroni and Frank Trigg. The card will also feature the “Karate Hottie” and Denver native, Michelle Waterson. You can catch the main bouts airing LIVE at 10PM EST on HDNet. If you are unable to watch, we will be posting the results LIVE here on 5thRound.com.

“Young Guns” Preliminary Amateur Bouts:

Haven Torres (126.4) vs. Aaron Trujillo (122.8)
Turrell Galloway (139.2) vs. Brett Tillis (141.8)
Eric Galvin (160) vs. Jeremy Malaterre (159.4)
Alan Gomez (155.6) vs. Jordan Goodwin (157.6)
Drew Dober (167.8) vs. Lumumba Sawyer (171.2)*

Main Bouts:

Ricky Johnson (143.6) vs. Tyler Toner (146)
Andre Walker (202.4) vs. Carlos Zevallos (205.4)
Michelle Waterson (111.4) vs. Tyra Parker (116)**
Luke Caudillo (155) vs. Billy Evangelista (155)
Donnie Liles (170.8) vs. Pete Spratt (170.8)
Frank Trigg (183.8) vs. Falaniko Vitale (185.6)
Duane Ludwig (165) vs. Sam Morgan (164.8)

* – Sawyer weighed in over the 170-pound contracted limit. The fight will continue with no penalty for Sawyer because it is an amateur bout.
** – Parker weighed in four pounds over the 112-pound contracted limit, and will pay a portion of her purse to Waterson.

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